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Kathleen Andrews (Kate)
Food and Feed Safety Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (979) 260-9378
Fax: (979) 260-9332

2881 F&B ROAD
COLLEGE STATION , TX 77845

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Interactions of organic acids with Salmonella strains from feedlot water-sprinkled cattle -
Beier, R.C., Callaway, T.R., Andrews, K., Poole, T.L., Crippen, T.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2017. Interactions of organic acids with Salmonella strains from feedlot water-sprinkled cattle. Journal of Food Chemistry & Nanotechnology. 3(2):60-66.
Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Salmonella strains from feedlot water-sprinkled cattle: hides and feces -
Beier, R.C., Callaway, T.R., Andrews, K., Crippen, T.L., Poole, T.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2017. Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Salmonella strains from feedlot water-sprinkled cattle: hides and feces. Journal of Food Chemistry & Nanotechnology. 3(2):50-59.
Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of the big six non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains from food animals and humans Reprint Icon -
Beier, R.C., Franz, E., Bono, J.L., Mandrell, R.E., Fratamico, P.M., Callaway, T.R., Andrews, K., Poole, T.L., Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2016. Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of the big six non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains from food animals and humans. Journal of Food Protection. 79(8):1355-1370.
The prevalence of Salmonella from cheek meat and head trim in a pork processing plant in the United States -
Survey of Clostridium difficile in retail seafood in College Station, Texas Reprint Icon -
Norman, K.N., Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Hume, M.E., Callaway, T.R., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2014. Survey of Clostridium difficile in retail seafood in College Station, Texas. Food Additives & Contaminants. 31(6):1127-1129.
Transfer of tylosin resistance between Enterococcus spp. during continuous-flow culture of feral or domestic porcine gut microbes Reprint Icon -
Ramlachan, N., Anderson, R.C., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Nisbet, D.J. 2012. Transfer of tylosin resistance between Enterococcus spp. during continuous-flow culture of feral or domestic porcine gut microbes. Agriculture, Food and Analytical Bacteriology. 2:111-120.
Clostridium difficile in poultry and poultry meat Reprint Icon -
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Andrews, K., Hume, M.E., Scanlan, C.M., Callaway, T.R., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2011. Clostridium difficile in poultry and poultry meat. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8:1321-1323.
Prevalence and genotypic characteristics of Clostridium difficle in a closed and integrated human and swine population Reprint Icon -
Norman, K.N., Scott, H.M., Harvey, R.B., Norby, B., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K. 2011. Prevalence and genotypic characteristics of Clostridium difficle in a closed and integrated human and swine population. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:5755–5760.
Clostridium difficile in retail meat and processing plants in Texas Reprint Icon -
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Andrews, K., Norby, B., Hume, M.E., Scanlan, C.M., Hardin, M.D., Scott, H.M. 2011. Clostridium difficile in retail meat and processing plants in Texas. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 23:807-811.
Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in pork and retail meat in Texas -
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Andrews, K., Norby, B., Hume, M.E., Scott, H.M. 2011. Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in pork and retail meat in Texas. Proceedings of 9th International Safepork Conference. p. 79.
Varied prevalence of Clostridium difficile in an integrated swine operation Reprint Icon -
Norman, K.N., Harvey, R.B., Scott, M.H., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K., Brawley, A.D. 2009. Varied prevalence of Clostridium difficile in an integrated swine operation. Anaerobe. 15:256-260.
Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization -
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:1812-1820.
Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization -
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:1812-1820.
Clostridium difficile in mixed populations of animals and humans -
Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization -
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:959-965.
Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization -
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Bischoff, K.M., Andrews, K. 2009. Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:959-965.
Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis as a tool to determine batch similarity of probiotic cultures of porcine cecal bacteria Reprint Icon -
Hume, M.E., Scanlan, C.M., Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Snodgrass, J.D., Nalian, A.G., Kley, A.M., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis as a tool to determine batch similarity of probiotic cultures of porcine cecal bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74:5241-5243.
Planktonic and biofilm community characterization and Salmonella resistance of 14-day old chicken cecal microflora derived continuous-flow cultures Reprint Icon -
Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Dowd, S.E., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Planktonic and biofilm community characterization and Salmonella resistance of 14-day old chicken cecal microflora derived continuous-flow cultures. Journal of Food Protection. 71:1981-1987.
Bacterial concentration and diversity within repetitive aliquots collected from replicate continuous flow bioreactor cultures -
Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J. 2008. Bacterial concentration and diversity within repetitive aliquots collected from replicate continuous flow bioreactor cultures. The Open Microbiology Journal. 2:60-65.
PREVALENCE OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE IN AN INTEGRATED SWINE OPERATION -
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Scott, M.H., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K. 2008. Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in an integrated swine operation [abstract]. Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Congress of the Anaerobe Society of the Americas, June 23-27, 2008, Long Beach, CA. p. 151.
Antibiotic and disinfectant susceptibility profiles of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) isolated from community wastewater in Texas -
Beier, R.C., Duke, S.E., Ziprin, R.L., Harvey, R.B., Hume, M.E., Poole, T.L., Scott, H.M., Highfield, L.D., Alali, W.Q., Andrews, K., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Antibiotic and disinfectant susceptibility profiles of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) isolated from community wastewater in Texas. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 80(3):188-194.
A comparative study on the effects of tylosin on select bacteria during continuous-flow culture of mixed populations of gut microflora derived from a feral and a domestic pig -
Ramlachan, N., Anderson, R.C., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. A comparative study on the effects of tylosin on select bacteria during continuous-flow culture of mixed populations of gut microflora derived from a feral and a domestic pig. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 5:21-31.
Comparison of the prevalence and genomic characteristics of Clostridium difficile isolated from various production groups in a vertically integrated swine operation -
Clostridium difficile prevalence in an integrated swine operation in Texas -
Harvey, R.B., Hume, M.E., Norman, K.N., Scott, H.M., Andrews, K., Martin, J.D., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. Clostridium difficile prevalence in an integrated swine operation in Texas [abstract]. Proceedings of Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. 34:28.
A comparative study on the effect of subtherapeutic tylosin administration on select feral or domestic porcine gut microflora grown in continuous-flow culture -
Ramlachan, N., Anderson, R.C., Andrews, K., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. A comparative study on the effect of subtherapeutic tylosin administration on select feral or domestic porcine gut microflora grown in continuous-flow culture. In: Proceedings of 7th International Safepork Symposium, May 9-11, 2007, Verona, Italy. p. 481-484.
Characterization of an antibiotic resistant clostridium hathewayi strain from a continuous flow exclusion chemostat culture derived from the cecal contents of a feral pig -
Ramlachan, N., Andrews, K., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. Characterization of an antibiotic resistant Clostridium hathewayi strain from a continuous flow exclusion chemostat culture derived from the cecal contents of a feral pig. Anaerobe. 13:153-160.
Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb 12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture -
Harvey, R.B., Genovese, K.J., Droleskey, R.E., Andrews, K., Solano Aguilar, G. 2007. Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb 12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Safepork Symposium, May 9-11, 2007, Verona, Italy. p. 291-294.
Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture -
Harvey, R.B., Genovese, K.J., Droleskey, R.E., Andrews, K., Solano Aguilar, G. 2007. Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture. In: Proceedings of 7th International Safepork Symposium, May 9-11, 2007, Verona, Italy. p. 291-294.
ENTERAL FEEDING, COMPARED TO PARENTERAL FEEDING, ENHANCES BACTERIAL GUT COLONIZATION IN NEONATAL PIGS -
Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Kansagra, K.V., Stoll, B., Burrin, D.G., Callaway, T.R., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2006. Enteral feeding, compared to parenteral feeding, enhances bacterial gut colonization in neonatal pigs [abstract]. Reproduction Nutrition Development. 46(Suppl. 1):S17.
DEREPLICATION BY AUTOMATED RIBOTYPING OF A PROBIOTIC COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION CULTURE BACTERIAL ISOLATE LIBRARY -
Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Crippen, T.L., Nisbet, D.J. 2006. Dereplication by automated ribotyping of a competitive exclusion culture bacterial isolate library. Journal of Food Protection. 69:228-232.
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPARISON OF BACTERIAL COLONIZATION OF THE NEONATAL PIG GUT AS INFLUENCED BY ENTERAL VERSUS TOTAL PARENTERAL FEEDING -
Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Kansagra, K.V., Stoll, B., Burrin, D.G., Sheffield, C.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2006. Qualitative and quantitative comparison of gut bacterial colonization in enterally and parenterally fed neonatal pigs. Current Issues in Intestinal Microbiology. 7:61-64.
AN ATYPICAL CAMPYLOBACTER COLI EXHIBITING UNUSUAL MORPHOLOGY -
Ziprin, R.L., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Harvey, R.B., Sheffield, C.L. 2005. An atypical Campylobacter coli exhibiting unusual morphology. Current Microbiology. 51:1-4.
THE EFFECT OF PROBIOTIC BACTERIA ON THE IMMUNE SYSTEM OF WEANED PIGS MONITORED BY REAL TIME PCR -
Solano Aguilar, G., Ledbetter, T., Dawson, H.D., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Schoene, N., Urban Jr, J.F. 2004. The effect of probiotic bacteria on the immune system of weaned pigs monitored by Real time PCR. Proceedings 18th International Pig Veterinary Society Meeting, Hamburg, Germany, October 2004. p. 380.
COMPARISON OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE PATTERNS IN AN INTEGRATED SWINE AND HUMAN POPULATION -
Harvey, R.B., Campbell, L.D., Scott, H.M., Andrews, K., Bischoff, K.M., Sheffield, C.L., Anderson, R.C. 2004. Comparison of antimicrobial resistance patterns in an integrated swine and human population. Proceedings of 18th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. 2:517.
CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE PREVALENCE IN THE NEONATAL PIG GUT IS INCREASED BY PARENTERAL FEEDING VERSUS ENTERAL FEEDING -
Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Kansagra, K.V., Stoll, B., Burrin, D.G., Genovese, K.J., Edrington, T.S., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2003. Clostridium difficile prevalence in the neonatal pig gut is increased by parenteral feeding versus enteral feeding. Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology in Pigs. II:111-113.
USE OF A PORCINE-DERIVED, DEFINED CULTURE OR COMMENSAL BACTERIA AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO ANTIBIOTICS TO CONTROL E. COLI DISEASE IN WEANED PIGS -
Harvey, R.B., Ebert, R.C., Schmitt, C.S., Andrews, K., Genovese, K.J., Anderson, R.C., Scott, H.M., Callaway, T.R., Nisbet, D.J. 2003. Use of a porcine-derived, defined culture of commensal bacteria as an alternative to antibiotics to control E. coli disease in weaned pigs. Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology in Pigs. II:72-74.
COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION CULTURE REDUCES MORTALITY FROM F-18 STRAIN E COLI IN NURSERY PIGS -
USE OF A PORCINE-DERIVED, DEFINED CULTURE OF COMMENSAL BACTERIA AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO ANTIBIOTICS TO CONTROL E. COLI DISEASE IN WEANED PIGS: FIELD TRIAL RESULTS -
CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE PREVALENCE IN THE NEONATAL PIG GUT IS REDUCED BY ENTERAL FEEDING VERSUS PARENTERAL FEEDING -
CONTROL OF ENTEROTOXIGENIC E. COLI IN A COMMERCIAL SWINE OPERATION BY USE OF A COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION CULTURE -
COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION CULTURE REDUCES MORTALITY FROM F-18 STRAIN E. COLI IN NURSERY PIGS-FIELD TRIAL RESULTS -
Harvey, R.B., Ebert, R.C., Andrews, K., Genovese, K.J., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2003. Competitive exclusion culture reduces mortality from F-18 strain E. coli in nursery pigs-field trial results. Proceedings of American Association of Swine Veterinarians. p. 485-486.
BACTERIAL COLONIZATION OF THE NEONATAL PIG GUT IS ALTERED BY ENTERAL VERSUS PARENTERAL FEEDING -
IN VITRO INHIBITION OF SALMONELLA ENTERICA SEROVARS CHOLERAESUIS AND TYPHIMURIUM, ESCHERICHIA COLI F18, AND ESCHERICHIA COLI O157:H7 BY A RECOMBINED PORCINE CONTINUOUS-FLOW COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION CULTURE -
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